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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Late shower 15°
    late shower
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:48am EST 7:15am EST 5:53pm EST 6:20pm EST
    NOW
    9.7° Feels Like: 7.5°
    Relative Humidity: 99%
    Dew: 9.6°
    Wind: N 11km/h
    Gust: 13km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 1.0mm
    Pressure: 1010.2hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Stawell
    Now
    11.8°c
    Feels Like:
    10.2°
    Wind:
    NW 11km/h
    Gusts:
    13km/h
    Humidity:
    100%
    Late shower
     
    Min
    15°
    Max
    Today in Stawell
    Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. High chance of showers in the south, medium chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
    Tomorrow
    Possible thunderstorm
    Min
    15°
    Max
    Cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Stawell

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. High chance of showers in the south, medium chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.

    Forecast for Stawell (37.0557°S, 142.7794°E, 253m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Late shower Possible thunderstorm Possible shower Possible shower Possible shower Showers Showers
    Minimum
    Maximum 15° 15° 15° 14° 14° 13° 11°
    Chance of rain 90% 80% 80% 60% 70% 90% 80%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Moderate Slight Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 14
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNE N NE N WNW W SW WSW N N N NW NW W
    Relative humidity 97% 84% 94% 78% 95% 71% 89% 65% 92% 72% 92% 79% 91% 78%
    Dew point 9°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 10°C 6°C 8°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Stawell Rain Forecast


    Stawell 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    HIGH
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    HIGH
    18
    HIGH
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    HIGH
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    HIGH
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug12

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 August to 26 August, 2 September to 6 September, and 12 September to 16 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 2 September to 6 September, 6 September to 10 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 20 August to 24 August, 1 September to 5 September, and 9 September to 13 September.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Stawell Rain Forecast


    Stawell 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2020
    2021
    8
    7
    8
    7
    9
    8
    8
    5
    4
    5
    7
    6
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Aug 5

    ENSO status: La Nina Watch IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific show a slight decrease in the intensity of cooling compared to June, with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.0 in July. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 4.2 in the same month, a swing into positive values compared to June. The current outlook suggests that cooler than average SSTs will continue across the equatorial pacific through the end of winter and potentially reach La Nina thresholds by mid-spring. All eight international models continue to suggest a cooler side of neutral for the region throughout the remainder of the Austral winter and through spring, with four of these indicating La Nina by Spring. The current International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) outlook suggests a 54:41 chance for La Nina:Neutral conditions by the end of the Austral spring. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral. Two of the six international models indicate a negative IOD becoming established during the Austral spring, with the remaining four indicating a neutral phase. Of the four neutral models, including the BOM, three are trending slightly negative within the neutral zone by early spring, with only the Canadian model trending positive. In terms of precipitation over Australia, the current short-term outlook favours above average rainfall across most of Australia over the next fortnight, with the exception of western TAS, far southern VIC, and northern QLD and the NT. These expected wetter than average conditions will likely be due to the passage of moisture troughs inland and fronts, in part driven by the positive SAM. Models are then indicating a continued trend to above average rainfall for inland SA, all but the far north of the NT, western, central and southern QLD, northern and western NSW and parts of southern WA. Parts of WA’s Pilbara and Kimberley however are showing signs of below average rainfall into early spring.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Stawell Rain Forecast


    Stawell 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    HIGH
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    HIGH
    18
    HIGH
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    HIGH
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    HIGH
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug12

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 August to 26 August, 2 September to 6 September, and 12 September to 16 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 2 September to 6 September, 6 September to 10 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 20 August to 24 August, 1 September to 5 September, and 9 September to 13 September.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Stawell Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 09
    8.5 °C 13.3 °C
    0.4 mm
    Monday
    Aug 10
    4.3 °C 15.0 °C
    0.2 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 11
    4.8 °C 12.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 12
    9.0 °C 14.1 °C
    3.8 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 13
    8.8 °C 9.9 °C
    8.2 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Stawell minimum temp history (37.0557°S, 142.7794°E, 253m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 17.0° 01/08/2020 Coldest this month 0.5° 05/08/2020
    Hottest on record 23.9 27/08/2007 Coldest on record -3.7 04/08/1997
    Hottest this year 41.3° 31/01/2020 Coldest this year -1.6° 17/07/2020
    Long term average 13.9° Long term average 4.7°
    Average this month 12.6° Average this month 3.9°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 15.7° 2006 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 3.1° 2002
    Stawell rainfall history (37.0557°S, 142.7794°E, 253m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 5.6mm 08/08/2020 Total This Month 10.2mm
    5.0 days
    Long Term Average 53.9mm 15.7 days Wettest August on record 122.2mm 2010
    Driest on record 12.8mm 2014
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for VIC

  16. Year to Date

    Stawell Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 325.2mm 83.3 day(s)
    Total For 2020 237.0mm 73.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 322.0mm 73.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 26.0mm Feb 1
    Lowest Temperature -1.6°C Jul17
    Highest Temperature 41.3°C Jan31
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Stawell Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 29.2 28.7 25.4 20.7 16.3 13.2 12.4 13.9 16.7 20.0 23.8 26.6 20.6
    Mean Min (°C) 13.6 13.7 11.5 8.5 6.3 4.7 4.2 4.7 6.0 7.4 9.8 11.3 8.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 37.6 30.6 20.7 30.0 39.8 55.0 57.6 53.9 54.3 36.1 41.0 35.9 490.7
    Mean Rain Days 4.9 4.5 5.8 6.9 11.9 15.2 18.4 15.7 12.9 10.0 7.3 7.3 116.7